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How Six Agencies Are CrowdSourcing with Mobile Apps

How Six Agencies Are CrowdSourcing with Mobile Apps

Mobile devices allow the public to interact with government in new and game-changing ways and users expect those interactions. As a result, many agencies are taking advantage of native apps for crowdsourcing projects. The White House Open Government Initiative recently defined crowdsourcing “as a process in which individuals or organizations submit an open call for […]

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Acronyms, Army-isms and Much More: ROTC Handbook App Explains Cadet Life

Acronyms, Army-isms and Much More: ROTC Handbook App Explains Cadet Life

Have a potential future cadet in the family? Deciding whether the Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program is right for you? Already in the program? Study up on the Army ROTC program before you or someone you know steps foot in the classroom in a crisp uniform. Download the ROTC Handbook from the U.S. […]

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Read More →Acronyms, Army-isms and Much More: ROTC Handbook App Explains Cadet Life

Trends on Tuesday: Smartphone Users Still Use the Phone for Talking

Trends on Tuesday: Smartphone Users Still Use the Phone for Talking

Smartphones are changing how organizations do business—they are more than just smart Web browsers. As I noted last week, purchases from mobile phones have dramatically increased during the holiday shopping season. The infographic from IfByPhone demonstrates how people are using their smartphones not only to buy things and research products, but also to open emails and access social […]

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Defense Finance Accounting Services Use HHS Code to Make Mobile-Friendly Tables

Defense Finance Accounting Services Use HHS Code to Make Mobile-Friendly Tables

Government mobile code developed to help make tables mobile-friendly in one agency has now been used in another agency’s mobile efforts. Last month, Clair Koroma told DigitalGov readers about code that the Department of Health and Human Services had developed to make website tables mobile-friendly and then HHS shared it on the Mobile Code Sharing […]

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The API Briefing: Save on Holiday Travels with FuelEconomy.gov Web Services

The API Briefing: Save on Holiday Travels with FuelEconomy.gov Web Services

We are in the middle of the holidays, and that means much driving to visit friends and relatives. I was just in Kentucky this past weekend where I spent a total of eight hours driving. I am sure many of you will spend even more time driving in the next three weeks. So, where do […]

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Trends on Tuesday: Mobile Sales Rise Substantially During Holiday Shopping Season

Trends on Tuesday: Mobile Sales Rise Substantially During Holiday Shopping Season

Were you surfing the pre-Black Friday online sales while waiting for the Thanksgiving turkey to appear on the table? Turns out, you weren’t alone. “Online sales for Thanksgiving 2014 grew 12.2%, with mobile sales accounting for 74% of that traffic,” according to Mobile Marketing Watch. To put that in context, mobile sales grew 26.1% percent […]

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Find Fuel During Disasters with Lantern Live App

Find Fuel During Disasters with Lantern Live App

Who to call? Where to meet? What to pack? How to find fuel? Make sure your personal disaster preparedness plan includes how to quickly find functioning gas stations in your area with help from the Department of Energy’s Lantern Live app. The app crowdsources the ability to find fuel during an emergency through user-generated status […]

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Trends on Tuesday: America’s New First Screen

Trends on Tuesday: America’s New First Screen

It has finally happened: Mobile has bumped TV as America’s first screen. Recent analysis from Flurry Analytics, which included data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, found that time spent on mobile devices grew in the U.S. by 9.3% to 2 hrs and 57 minutes, while time spent watching TV has remained flat at 2 hrs and 48 […]

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